WWW.PERNIA.ORGHome • Introduction • Library • Photo Gallery • Surname Index • Genealogies • Links • Contact Us

       Parents     Grandparents     Great Grandparents  
1819 - 1905
James Thomas CHAPMAN
1858 - 1947

Click Here For
Detailed Pedigree

Elmer Jesse CHAPMAN
1901 - 1991

1829 - 1916
1819/1818 - 1901
Malcolm MAC-MCNICOL [+1]
1864 - 1956
Catherine MACLELLAN [+1]
1824 - 1910
Maximum ancestor generation: 4
Number of known descendents: 0


Family Info
Spouses and Children:

   Mildred Mae Fueslein
       23 Aug 1928Port Huron St Clair County MI

   Elmer Jesse Chapman
  • Born: 11 Sep 1901, Riley Township St Clair County MI
  • Death: 26 Dec 1991, Mt Clemens St Clair County MI
  • Buried: 30 Dec 1991, Spring Hill Cemetery Fargo MI

  • bullet    General Notes:

    December 26, 1991

    Mr. Elmer J. Chapman of Chesterfield Township, passed away on Thursday morning in St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital at the age of 90 years.

    Born in Memphis Michigan on September 11, 1901. He was united in marriage with the former Mildred Mae Frieslein. Elmer lived in Memphis, Wales Township, Casco Township, Greenwood Township, Fort Gratiot Township, Tecumsch and after retiring in 1967, he moved to Little Twins Lake in Kalkaska County, in 1978 to Traverse City and to the Presbyterian Village in New Baltimore in 1986.

    Mr. Chapman passed the St. Clair Conty teacher's examination in June 1919, received his A. B. Degree from the State Normal College in Ypsilanti in 1932 and during the next eleven years he received his Master's Degree from the University of Michigan.

    Elmer spent a life-time in the field of education. He taught in the following schools: Lamb School in Wales Township, Upleger School in Casco Township, East Greenwood School, Greenwood Township, Gardendale School in Fort Gratiot Township and the Henry Ford I Centenial School near Tecumsch and spent twenty-four years in the Port Huron Schools. During which he served in the following positions: teacher, principal, Director at Safety Education, Director of Audio-Visual Education, Director of Elementary Edication and Director of the Department of Personnel whie he organized.

    Mr. Chapman had attended the Holloway Presbyterian Church in Tecumsch and was a member ot the First Presbyterian Church of Port Huron and served as a Clerk of session for a number of years.

    Mr. Chapman is survived by twenty nieces and nephews and many great and great great nieces and nephews. Elmer was predeceased by his wife, Mildred, his parents, two sisters, Margaret Williams and Ella Mabel Chapman and five brothers. Richard, Malcom, Ralph, Arthur and Kenneth Chapman.

    Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 30, 1991 at 11:00 A.M. in the Will and Schwarzkoft Funeral Home, 233 North Gratiot Avenue, Mount Clemens with the Reverand William Parrott officating.

    Family and friends will meet at 1:00 P.M. on Monday at Spring Hills Cemetery, Fargo, Michigan.

    Memorial contributions to the Presbyterian Church of Holloway, c/o Harriet Austin, 9474 Britton Road, Tecumsch, MI 49266, the First Presbyterian Church of Mount Clemens, 168 Cass Avenue, Mount Clemens, MI 48043 or Presbyterian Village East, 33875 Kiely Drive, New Baltimore, MI 48047 would be appreciated.

    Visiting hours until 9:00 P.M.

    A note was found with name Jesse Elmer Chapman
    Methodist Episcopal Church
    July 13, 1902. Char. W. Baldwin.

    Is this who baptized Elmer and was his name Jesse Chapman?

    Date of last change: 13 Feb 2012 18:50:25

    Copyright 1954-2014 Lois Ann Pernia Vidolich